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Add 20/84 and 12/50

20/84 + 12/50 is 251/525.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 50 is 2100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 25 = 2100,
    20/84 = 20 × 25/84 × 25 = 500/2100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 42 = 2100,
    12/50 = 12 × 42/50 × 42 = 504/2100
  4. Add the two fractions:
    500/2100 + 504/2100 = 500 + 504/2100 = 1004/2100
  5. 1004/2100 simplified gives 251/525
  6. So, 20/84 + 12/50 = 251/525

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